Sesame Street
Plot Baby Bear stains his tie
Air date November 23, 1995
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Written by Lou Berger
Sponsors V, 15
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird and Lexine run into Baby Bear, who's wearing a nice, new tie. He states his family will be visiting their grandmother and Papa Bear will be around any moment to pick up him. The two want to say the alphabet, but Baby Bear is unsure ("There's a lot of uncharted territory there."). He removes his tie so it won't get dirty as they all say the alphabet. He puts it back on, then immediately takes it off when he sees what's coming up...
2096p
Film A film insert about washing elephants at the Bronx Zoo. The song "Splish Splash" is used in part of the segment.
(EKA: Episode 2096)
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SCENE 1 cont'd Baby Bear leaves his tie off as they all count to 40. A breeze then blows his tie away!
Song.dressedup-kids
Song "Dressed Up" (remake)
Luxo Jr
Animation Luxo Jr.: Up and Down
(First: Episode 3130)
1186m
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Herry asks John-John if he knows the difference between up and down.
(EKA: Episode 0784)
20shells
Animation Counting 20 shells
(First: Episode 2994)
Waitergrover windy
Muppets Mr. Johnson has lunch at Charlie's Outdoor Al Fresco Fresh Air Cafe, where he's disappointed to find Grover waiting on him. The wind picks up, and blows his food away -- but when Grover gives him the bill, the wind dies down, and he has to pay.
(First: Episode 3105)
DoesAirMoveThings
Film On a windy day, Maria (in voice-over) asks a man (Bill Irwin), "Does air move things?" The wind speaks for him.
(First: Episode 2876)
Song-strawberries
Animation "Just One Strawberry Blues"
(First: Episode 3161)
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SCENE 2 Baby Bear finds his tie soaked in a mud puddle. He hides when Papa Bear shows up, who reports to Big Bird and Lexine their trip is delayed. Baby Bear thinks he can use some soap and water.
3159m
Song "(The Name of the Place is) The Laundromat"
(First: Episode 3159)
Zork.Coast
Cartoon Zork lands on the coast of California, where he meets a slick agent.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2687)
3164x
Song "At the Coastline" (Beach Boys style)
(First: Episode 2792)
Ladysmithblackmambazo
Muppets "African Alphabet Song"
(EKA: Episode 2404)
Africanquilt2
Animation African quilt pattern #2
(First: Episode 3134)
4133z
Film V for voice, violin, Victrola, etc.
3708.SandV
Animation Sand V/v
(EKA: Episode 1291)
KidsViolinTwinkle
Film V for violin: kids play "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" on the violin.
(First: Episode 3280)
CaribDance1
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: Caribbean dance
Part 1
(First: Episode 3136)
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SCENE 3 Baby Bear washes his tie in a washtub as everyone (including Tarah) sings a "Washy-Washy" song. Baby Bear pulls his tie out from the water...and it's shrunk! He hides when Papa Bear passes by.
Frankthefish
Cartoon "Water Conservation": Frank the fish calls Carl and tells him not to leave the water running while brushing his teeth, otherwise the lake will be dry.
Artist: Peter Chung
(EKA: Episode 2746)
Igottabeclean
Muppets Bert sings "I Gotta Be Clean."
(First: Episode 3061)
Abstract15
Cartoon Abstract count to 15
(First: Episode 2851)
Film-15-river
Film 15s on sticks cascade toward the camera as boats race by on a river on the background.
(First: Episode 3280)
MaskedMarch15
Animation Masked March #15
(First: Episode 3375)
4137m
Song "Washin' the Dog"
(First: Episode 3020)
CaribDance2
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: Caribbean dance
Part 2
(First: Episode 3136)
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SCENE 4 Baby Bear has an idea: if he pretends his tie looks the same as before, maybe Papa Bear will see it the same way. Tarah points out that's not how imagination works and offers an alternative: tell Papa Bear the truth. Baby Bear considers doing so.
InYourImagination
Muppets Elmo sings "In Your Imagination."
(First: Episode 3119)
V-van
Cartoon V for Van (live-action/animation hybrid)
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 1454)
FloatingKidsV
Film Floating kids make the letter V.
(First: Episode 3133)
1396e
Cartoon Consonant Sound: V, violin
(EKA: Episode 1285)
LifestylesBigLittle

LifestylesBigLittle2
Muppets Dicky Tick hosts "Lifestyles of the Big and Little."
(EKA: Episode 2580)
Whoopi-wh
Celebrity Whoopi Goldberg introduces the sound "WH" and then yells, "Whoopi!"
(EKA: Episode 2861)
Which
Animation WH words (wheel, which, whiz, where, white, whale)
(First: Episode 2937)
2963-C5
Animation Lillian is proud because she climbed a mountain all by herself.
Artist: Craig Bartlett
(First: Episode 2749)
4137k
Film "Simple Pleasures" by Bobby McFerrin is played over footage of a girl trying to play frisbee with a dog on the beach.
(First: Episode 2876)
3141s
Cartoon Household appliances count 1-10 and 10-0.
(EKA: Episode 2840)
CaribDance2a
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: Caribbean dance
Part 2a
(First: Episode 3136)
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SCENE 5 Baby Bear finally finds Papa Bear and confesses what's happened. Papa Bear understands and states everyone makes mistakes, which is why they're running late; Mama Bear got car lube on her dress and Papa Bear has a porridge stain on his shirt. As they head off, Baby Bear considers giving Grammy Bear the tie as a bookmark. Big Bird, Lexine and Tarah announce the sponsors.
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COMING SOON Coming Soon on Sesame Street: Big Bird bounces on Gabi's bed, when it breaks.


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